Springboro, Pennsylvania

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Springboro, Pennsylvania
Borough
Commercial district at the crossroads
Commercial district at the crossroads
Location of Springboro in Crawford County
Location of Springboro in Crawford County
Springboro is located in Pennsylvania
Springboro
Springboro
Location of Springboro in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°48′0″N 80°22′16″W / 41.80000°N 80.37111°W / 41.80000; -80.37111Coordinates: 41°48′0″N 80°22′16″W / 41.80000°N 80.37111°W / 41.80000; -80.37111
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Crawford County
Founded 1800
Area
 • Total 0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Land 0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 940 ft (290 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 477
 • Density 575/sq mi (222.2/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 814

Springboro is a borough in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 477 at the 2010 census.[1]

History[edit]

Incorporated as a borough in the spring of 1866, the crossroads officially became Springboro in 1840. 2015 is the 175th year.

Geography[edit]

Springboro is located in northwestern Crawford County at 41°48′0″N 80°22′16″W / 41.80000°N 80.37111°W / 41.80000; -80.37111 (41.800055, -80.371031).[2] It is surrounded by Spring Township, a separate municipality.

Pennsylvania Route 18 passes through the center of town, leading north 6 miles (10 km) to Albion and south 3 miles (5 km) to Conneautville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.83 square miles (2.15 km2), all of it land.[1] Conneaut Creek flows northward through the western side of the borough on its way to Lake Erie.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 323
1880 379 17.3%
1890 490 29.3%
1900 603 23.1%
1910 614 1.8%
1920 542 −11.7%
1930 487 −10.1%
1940 570 17.0%
1950 611 7.2%
1960 583 −4.6%
1970 584 0.2%
1980 557 −4.6%
1990 471 −15.4%
2000 491 4.2%
2010 477 −2.9%
Est. 2015 456 [3] −4.4%
Sources:[4][5][6]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 491 people, 183 households, and 133 families residing in the borough. The population density was 577.5 people per square mile (223.0/km²). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 244.6 per square mile (94.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.33% White, 3.46% African American and 0.20% Native American.

There were 183 households, out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $40,694. Males had a median income of $29,632 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $14,258. About 6.5% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.0% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.

Religion[edit]

The Monastery of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos is located 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Springboro. The monastery is under the jurisdiction of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

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